Day: June 8, 2020

How AI facial recognition works

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Using AI to identify people is a powerful tool for individuals, businesses and government organizations. However, privacy advocates and legal experts have called into question the ethics of using artificial intelligence to analyze faces without a person’s consent. InfoWorld senior writer Serdar Yegulalp joins Juliet to discuss the mechanics of AI facial recognition technology, how AI works to analyze your face data, why it’s used by law enforcement agencies and privacy

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How AI facial recognition works

InfoWorld | Jun 8, 2020

Using AI to identify people is a powerful tool for individuals, businesses and government organizations. However, privacy advocates and legal experts have called into question the ethics of using artificial intelligence to analyze faces without a person’s consent. InfoWorld senior writer Serdar Yegulalp joins Juliet to discuss the mechanics of AI facial recognition technology, how AI works to analyze your face data, why it’s used by law enforcement agencies and privacy concerns.

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Thinking isn’t all about smarts. It’s a skill you can master. This training shows you how

TLDR: The Mastering Thinking Skills Bundle Ft. Timothy Kenny helps train your brain to solve problems, make better decisions and organize your thoughts like mankind’s greatest thinkers.

When you picture a master thinker, you might envision someone like Plato, Aristotle or maybe William Shakespeare. Or maybe your mind goes to a scientific wizard like Galileo, Thomas Edison or Albert Einstein.

It’s likely that most people don’t include themselves in the class of master thinkers. But millions of people have a firm grasp of thinking skills, the very fine-tuned mental processes humans use to solve problems, make decisions, build plans, organize

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How to make the most of AWS Lambda

There are many options for deploying cloud-native applications and services. Organizations developing large numbers of applications and services on different platforms and with varying compliance requirements are likely to consider containers and CaaS (containers as a service). Other organizations with few development stacks and operational restrictions looking for a simpler path to production often select PaaS options as they require less configuration and technical expertise.

Then there is FaaS, or functions as a service, which abstracts the underlying infrastructure setup and configuration and provides simple mechanisms to deploy and run code. Functions are ideally suited to executing code in

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The 2020 IDG Cloud Computing Survey

Not long ago, if you were a business stakeholder or IT manager, you had to work hard to explain exactly why you would opt for applications or infrastructure in the public cloud. Today, in many organizations, you’re more likely to get pushback when you try to justify deploying a workload in your own data center, where resources are precious.

IDG’s 2020 Cloud Computing Survey puts some fresh data behind this paradigm shift. In our poll of 551 tech buyers, all of whom are involved in the purchase process for cloud computing, one number rises to the top: 59 percent said

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